Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Eduardo Paes on the Four Commandments of Cities

Rio de Janeiro mayor Eduardo Paes gave a TED Talk this year on his “four commandments” of cities, which you can watch below. If you are in Google Reader or similar platform, it won’t display for you, so click here to watch.

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

The City of Samba

Here’s your latest city tilt shift video. This one is from Rio de Janeiro and is called “Tilt Shift Samba.” It includes various scenes from Carnival. If the video doesn’t display for you, click here. h/t Randy Simes.

In bonus Rio coverage, the NYT also did a long story on the operations center that enables all city services and conditions to be monitored from a single control room similar to a Network Operations Center. It’s worth a look.

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